Vitality

Summer 2018 Edition

In the spirit of being sustainable, economically efficient, and allowing instant access to the latest Vitality Employee Newsletter, we provide all issues in electronic format.


2018 Summer Picnic - Thursday, August 9

2018 Summer Picnic - Thursday, August 9

SAVE THE DATE - FOOD, FUN & GAMES FOR ALL! The 2018 summer picnic activities include guessing games, Bingo, a bounce house, balloon animals and face-painting, and more. RSVP by Wednesday, August 1. (page 1)


A Tricky Phish: Spotting a Dangerous Phishing Message

A Tricky Phish: Spotting a Dangerous Phishing Message

Ever wonder whether an email message is legitimate? Recently, several have fallen prey to very dangerous phishing messages. The emails look official—they purport to be from a college official, include the Dickinson wordmark, contain well-structured and compelling text. How does this happen? See tips on how to spot a phishing email and avoid getting hooked! (page 1)


Employee Assistance Program & Tips for Smart Summer Parenting

Employee Assistance Program & Tips for Smart Summer Parenting

What is an Employee Assistance Program and how can this free benefit assist you? Curious? Check in this issue to learn more about the benefit and gain some tips for smart summer parenting! (page 3)


Down on the Farm: Harvesting Dickinson

Down on the Farm: Harvesting Dickinson

Need a little time out of the office? How about some fresh air outside in nature? Dickinson employees are invited to spend some time at the College Farm as part of a collaborative effort with Human Resource Services. Dickinson employees can volunteer for up to eight hours of community service* activities each year. Look inside this issue for details on this community volunteer opportunity. (page 4)


Protecting Our Community: August Sessions

Protecting Our Community: August Sessions

Dickinson College is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment for all employees. As part of this effort, we offer educational programs to assist all employees with recognizing and addressing potential harassing and discriminating behavior. Check inside this issue for date/time information to register online in Totara. (page 7)


Professional Development

  • New Hires (page 2)
  • Navigating Dickinson Welcome Program (page 7)
  • Protecting Our Community (page 7)

Work Life Balance

  • Aetna 1:1 Consultations (page 2)
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits: EAP (page 3)
  • Sick Leave Bank (page 3)
  • Harvesting Dickinson (page 4)


Wellness Programs & Events

  • Carlisle UMed Gym (page 6)
  • Water Aerobics (page 6)

Special Programs & Announcements

  • 2018  Summer Picnic (page 1)
  • TIAA Educational Webinars (page 1)
  • American Heart Association HeartWalk (page 4)
  • Wellness Fitness Incentive Winner (page 8)
  • Registration/Attendance Reminders (page 8)